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, during this presidency. during the last presidency in 2004, when george w. bush was running for re-election, you might remember that one of the ways the republicans tried to kind of game the system for that election, particularly in states where they thought things were going to be close, was they made sure in those states republicans pushed ballot measures for that fall's election that were anti-gay rights. they calculated that anti-gay marriage sentiment was so strong that it would drive conservative voters to the polls in really high numbers and while those conservative voters were there at the polls to vote against the gay, those voters, of course, could also be reliably counted on to vote for george w. bush as well. there were 11 anti-gay ballot measures sharing the ballot with george w. bush that year in 11 states and the anti-gay side won in every single one of those states. george w. bush won as well in 9 of those 11 states and, of course, he won the presidency. in that election and for years before and after, every single time that marriage rights for same-sex couples got
going back sadly to the george w. bush years when, you know, he looked into his soul and he could see the real man of vladimir putin. students of russia and people who understand russia, i think, believe that in the era of the new openness after the collapse of the soviet union, there is still a strain and a very strong strain now, of the old lurch to more totalitarian or communist thought. clearly putin has been of that mind set. he is not changing. doesn't mean we can't work with him on some things. but we have to be much more realistic. >> putin doesn't care about snowden. he couldn't care less with him. he is using this. >> to prop himself up. >> show how tough he is. i'm much tougher than your guy. and that's what he is doing. so, if it were me. if i were barack obama, number one, i wouldn't say anything publicly because that strengthens putin. that gives him more power. i would send kerry over there. pretty soon. >> oh, god. that's going to be a disaster. >> bill: kerry, you might not like him, but kerry can be forceful. >> he has done so well on the middle east peace process. >
. this must be fixed. this is a problem that even former president george w. bush was concerned about in his first address to a joint congress. >> earlier today i asked john ashcroft, the attorney general, to develop specific recommendations to end racial profiling. it's wrong and we will end it in america. in so doing we will not hinder the work of our nation's brave police officers. they protect us every day. often at great risk. but by stopping -- [ applause ] but by stopping the abuses of a few, we will add to the public confidence our police officers earn and deserve. >> heeding the president's call for action, michigan congressman john conyers helped sponsor the end racial profiling act back in 2001. the act, though, never made it out of committee. for vote on the house floor. since 2001, congressman conyers has been reintroducing the same bill each and every year. and each and every year, the same thing happens. here he is earlier this week. >> i want to make one thing clear. we were working on the reintroduction before the trayvon martin tragedy. and the george zimmerman acquittal. s
-related elements may, in fact, take charge of the country? president george w. bush was hounded by the press over these questions. if he had to answer, so should barack obama. here in stud quo is fox news channel's own colonel oliver north. his new book out in paperback today. >> it is a must read for barack obama. he needs to read this one. it's about a president who forgets about 9/11. guess what's three weeks away? >> my concern here is, first of all, this has been going on for 30 months. 100,000 killed. >> over 100,000 dead. over 250,000 wounded. 2.3 million people in refugee camps along the turkish, syrian border. now flowing into iraq. it's an unmitigated disaster that the consequence of this administration's naive approach that all you need is an election in a country that's never had democratic traditions, no institutions and this so-called arab spring. every single country that's experienced this from tunisia in the west to syria in the east, people are worse off than they were before. that includes egypt, the most populous arab country. it's a disaster. >> they have telegraphed that it
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the entirety of the message about terror. the pitch was not in a george bush style you need my steady hand on this site so we can continue and keep being protected. we are kind of done now. they are on the run. and it turns out that's not the case. people wanted to hear that message i think the press was happy to deliver that message. despite something like benghazi which was a pretty big attack on 9/11. now we are finding out we should have done more work on those embassies and secured them much better. >> what he also said and bernard you can chime in here. the president has said consistently that we can't keep now fighting this war on terror forever. the national defense university speech. now several weeks ago, you know, we can't fight this perpetual war. i kind of many have some, you know, empathy for that point of view. can't have a war machine that never ends. the fact is we do have real threats out there. to down play the threats, what looks like for political reasons last year, is really reprehensible. especially after what we saw with benghazi. >> i don't think down playing the t
of dick cheney and george w. bush's approach in the war on terror. i will agree with rick on one point, and that is, we do live in a post-benghazi world. especially when it comes to embassy protection. and there are a lot of families of people who were killed at benghazi that wish they'd gone on this sort of alert. so this is, this is, benghazi is the 800-pound elephant that nobody's speaking about on this matter. that's why so many embassies have been shut down. but i don't know that there would be a lot of people saying it was because of the timidity of barack obama, but rather the mistakes made in benghazi. >> look, drone policy is one policy. what we've seen is an administration that has refused to confront radical islam, that embraced the muslim brotherhood in egypt and now you see the consequences of that and what's happened there. they have not been -- they won't even use the word "terror." they have withdrawn politically from the engagement and fight. yeah, sure, they're going after bad guys with drone programs, but that is not a comprehensive policy -- >> but, rick, i have not
, attack, attack. george bush got reelected to a second term with a constant attack from the media and the democrats. in fact, many of the things the media won't report on barack obama, they would attack george bush for. he still managed to get reelected. conservative that's the they take the high road, once they have a critical issue, it resonates like the irs scandal, like obamacare. >> i'm actually heading to frank's vineyard. but it's just a pub down the street. >>> darling of the left richard dawkins facing friendly fire after criticizing islam. where's the outcry when christianity is attacked? we'll examine the double standard. >>> then it's war. as more and more restaurants ban kids. you know those little creatures? and more and more parents are fighting back. we hope you stay tuned for those reports. alert. the beach on your tv is much closer than it appears. seize the summer with up to 50% off hotels at travelocity. i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh...no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh pa
is not cross examining them. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to be released from a dallas hospital this morning. he underwent a procedure to clear a clogged artery yesterday. doctors placed a stent in the artery. they discovered the blockage during his annual physical monday. our chief medical correspondent is with us. explain the procedure, if you would, that the president had. >> over time you can develop plaque in an artery supplying the heart muscle. in a stenting procedure, a tiny catheter is introduced right up to that area of blockage and a balloon is introduced to below up that blockage and then a stent is placed to keep it open. >> is that the only way to treat a blockage? >> no therein lies a huge controversy. you would thing, would you not, if you have a blocked artery the person will do better. but it's not true. the only time stenting has been shown to either prolong life or prevent a heart attack is if a person is having a heart attack or a near heart attack but 80% of people getting this elective procedure don't know that. now, cardi
of a president? that's never happened before. i'm so glad when george w. bush was president we didn't see people with banners with him, hitler mustache and plays on stage in, off-broadway calling for his assassination. no one ever made president -- bill: i'm so glad lincoln was president there wean cartoons portraying him as a april. oh wait they were. it is a joke. you may not like the joke. missouri has a state has right to fire the guy if he doesn't like the joke but the that this affront or racist is patently nonsense. bill: what do you think about all that. >> i think this is actually something, sure we're not call forge a march on washington but it is not funny. this president has received more threats than any president in american history and i think it is interesting that you compare it to abraham lincoln. are you sure you want to do that? i don't think so. this president is hated by many in this country and why would we want to encourage violence toward the presidentany, you don't see the humor in this? >> i don't see the humor. bill: based on that answer. >> certainly not something we
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are pursuing the death sentence. >> pam: and van, former president george w. bush covering from heart procedure as many wish him well. he has a message from for the public. that and more news look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. having necessary school supplies can mean the difference between success and failure. the day i start, i'm already behind. i never know what i'm gonna need. new school, new classes, new kids. it's hard starting over. to help, sleep train is collecting school supplies f
that was invited had a scheduling conflict except former president george w. bush. the former president is recovering from a procedure to clear a blocked artery. so organizers invited his brother, former governor jeb bush, who also then declined. house speaker john boehner couldn't attend because he is on a 35-day bus tour for incumbent members. house republican majority member eric cantor declined because he was in north dakota touring agriculture businesses. john mccain also declined because he had public events in arizona. michael steele, the first black republican lieutenant governor of maryland and a national committee chair assessed the situation in the pages of "the washington post." he said it is part of a continuing narrative that the party finds itself in with these big deals from the minorities around the country and how they receive our response to them. in other words, you can't make the sale if you don't show up. joining me now, karen finney, and jonathan capehart. i would say it is a magical moment on the mall, in some ways, disheartening, no leadership from the republica
learned former president george w. bush had a surprise heart procedure today. >> alex rodriguez says he's fighting for his life after baseball suspends him for over 200 games. >>> today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i'm fighting for my life. i have to defend myself. if i don't defend myself nobody else will. >> alex rodriguez battles doping rule. >> following his 211 suspension he could be playing the rest of the season. >> rodriguez and 12 other big leaguers were punished following investigation into the performance enhancing drugs. >>> president george w. bush had a stint to open blockage in his heart. >> pennsylvania man fired up to 10 shots at a town hall meeting killing three people. >> spectaculared gunman tackled by someone at the meeting. he's now in police custody. >> u.s. state department ordered the evacuation of all nonmerge government workers from yemen due to threats. >> intercepted electronic communication prompted closure of nearly two dozen diplomatic posts. >> the message from al zawahiri said do something, do it big. >> trial for ft. hood shooter major ha
. this goes back to the presidency of george bush. we heard a lot of the same -- it's almost the exact same sort of scenario. you had some people on the far left in congress talking about impeaching president bush. and you had the leaders of their parties saying, we're not really interested in that. that's a side show, a side track. but for republicans it seems to be a fever dream they can't shake, that they really want to impeach this president. it seems odd, there's certainly one way to get rid of a president who's unpopular and incompetent. that's through an election. and i think obviously, that ship has sailed. >> and andy, you know, just to touch upon that if you could follow up on that, prior to the recent election, the gop way to go forward was to try to defeat him in this election, in fact some of them said it was their soul priority. we know that didn't happen. what should we be doing to making sure they are making gains in 2014 and 2016. is this the way to win elections? >> no, it's not, mara. i think the impeachment story is overblown. everybody is out of town. there's no real ne
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over? >> sadly, over amnesty. that is when it ended with george bush, too. not only for me but a lot of conservatives. >> sean: coulter thanks for giving me time to ask one question. >> you're welcome. >> sean: coming up next so called phony irs targeting scandal. we're going to tell what you other government agency could be tied to tax agency enemy list and one thing is certain. the answer will make your blood boil. feds announcing new moves to track your neighborhoods and who lives in them, and ychl we're going to explain that and latest attacks on oprah winfrey. a lot of comments about trayvon martin. we'll get to that and first, you get to select video of the day. option one unbelievable footage of the bus crash in china. if you want to see the tape in full log on hannity live doth fox news.com. you can vote on twitter at sean hannity. we'll continue. i'm sorry for your loss. still doesn't feel real. our time together was... so short. well, since you had progressive's total loss coverage, we were able to replace your totaled bike with a brand-new one. the tank, the exhaust... wel
to go in, get it done. the reason it lasted so long, we're in there, not getting the george bush done. you either do it or you don't, on the side of backing off and waiting, there is 116 bipartisan, we sent a letter to president obama asking him to wait. president obama isn't on the hill meeting with people. he will be there tonight. he hasn't been there all week or the past year. and this is something they're saying you need to slow down because there are implications for what we're going to do here. >> it's hard to figure out where we're going to start. first of all, you are saying these islamists are killing -- >> women and children are on the line, they're dying. >> some say muslim extremists killing muslim extremists. >> their children are in the hospital. be i the way, iraq, we lost 10,000 people in iraq and spent trillions of dollars. >> we don't know who is doing it. we are hearing through a report that israel, it's the syrian government. we don't know that for sure. can we listen, this is axelrod saying, describing the difference between syria and iraq. >> this is no differen
administration and america in general is less popular in the middle east and arab world today than when george bush left office. >> chuck, to hear some of those answers and there's more about the united states national interests both in terms of making sure that weapons of mass destruction are not proliferating and protecting our alleys and bases in the region, he was a little bit all over the place when it came to answering these questions on syria. >> he seemed to be sort of gathering up a huge grab bag of reasons why we want do it. international law made a brief appearance although i would argue that bashar al assad has violated international law in the course of this. he just doesn't want to do anything. that's been evident for months now. he's even willing to take the hit that comes from drawing a redline and then allowing assad to cross it and have no consequences. i think, you know, when a politician says as he said we got to take a look at that, that's a sure sign what he really means is i have no intention of doing anything. >> how does that translate, do you think, charles, in the mi
of the -- you could -- does the ghost of tony blair and george w. bush and saddam hussein hung heavily over parliament? >> absolutely. in all the -- not just skepticism, almost cynicism about the what the government says about the intelligence was the back drop. it's larger than that. i think something has been going on for years, if not decades in europe, gradual weakening of commitment to defense, preoccupation of -- >> what do you make of o-- ow hm france saying we need a political solution. i would love france to come forward with this magic political solution. this is like richard nixon's secret plan to end vietnam in 1968. there's not one. >> exactly. there's not going to be a political solution to syria. syria sill in the relatively early phases over a prolonged civil war. what's interesting about britain, a country that distanced itself from europe over economic issues and now distancing itself from the united states over strategic issues. this is small britain, small europe. we've ended the era -- >> why is that? how does europe find itself in a position or britain where it's separ
. >>> former president george w. bush doing well and expected to leave a dallas hospital today after undergoing heart surgery. doctors inserted a stent to open a blocked artery. the blockage was discovered monday during his annual physical. formerer president bill clinton offered his support to mr. bush. clinton has also had trouble with his heart and had a similar surgery in 2010. >>> dustin hoffman recovering after being treated for cancer. the spokesperson telling "people" magazine the cancer was detected early. he's been couragecally cured. no word on what type of cancer it was. hoffman is said to be in good health and feeling great. how are you feeling? feeling lucky? tonight is the big powerball drawing. $425 million up for grabs, the fourth largest jackpot ever. you may want to pay attention to where you buy your ticket. a new jersey newspaper did some calculating. over the last decade, pen pen , the luckiest powerball state by far. 16 winners. indiana is second with 111. louisiana, florida and missouri round out the top five. i think there will be some road trips today. >> can i get to
. >>> president george bush is still recovering from a blockage in his heart. as some health experts or officials are pointing out, there may be good in the doctor's discovery and not just for the former commander in chief. cnn's tom foreman covers that in this "american journey." >> reporter: in office and out, george w. bush has been regarded as many as the most fit president ever, mountain biking, running, swimming, golfing, weight lifting and laboring on his ranch. his annual physicals while in office found him in excellent health with no history of hypertension or diabetes and low to very low coronary artery disease risk. when physicians instert certificat inserted a stent, some people were sur viced. >> people should not assume that just because they exercise a lot they don't necessarily have a heart problem. >> reporter: he wrote a book on the impact of celeb pretty health issues called when illness goes public. when famous people face illness, this is the good that almost always follows. public awareness and action rises sharply. when former first lady betty ford disclosed she had breast
:43. president george w. bush is expected to go home a day after he went home after a heart procedure. a blockage was found during his physical on monday so yesterday doctors inserted a stent. mr. bush is said to be in high spirits and is expected to get back to his normal schedule tomorrow. >>> and doctors have successfully treated actor dustin hoffman for cancer. his representative tells "people" magazine, hoffman is now in good health. hoffman is 75, still needs to undergo preventative treatment. no word on what type of cancer he had. >>> about 300 tons of contaminated water is leaking into the pacific ocean every day. a japanese government official telling reuters today the tainted water is coming from the crippled fukushima dai-ichi nuclear power plant. three reactors melted down in march of 2011 after a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed power and its cooling system there. >>> some people in the bay area are getting something nasty from their water taps. we're in the smell and taste season for some south bay water customers. from august until october, a combination of summer heat and
, george bush or barack obama were caught any of these times under this scenario. we would have three different presidents, 42, 43, 44 would be different. mandatory sentencing, they wouldn't be able to do it. i like the idea. i am still against legalizing the drugs, i think it should be held at the state level. >> well, i was going to ask kimberly, how does that work. what eric holder asks is that the u.s. attorneys take a look at their local area and come back to him with a plan for how you could take a minimum sentencing, maximum sentencing, i'm sorry, or minimum i guess it is minimum, and change it to meet your local needs. how does that work if drugs are illegal federally? >> he is circumventing the federal authority, i don't think that's legal, but that never stopped him before, this is eric holder. he is now the drug czar afternoon sentencing czar. do i believe this is an area that needs improvement? yes, i have seen there's not enough discretion when you have federal guidelines and you're seeing people low level wrapped in something and go away for life, there's disparity. shou
massively expands spending, and quite frankly george bush expand spending under him with a republican congress. this is not republican or democrat. this is constitutional and originalism. the problem is under republican administrations in congress, under democrat administrations in congress, we have this massive explosion of the federal government. if we don't constitutionally limit that and how much of our private property they can take through taxation, we're doomed. because they are not going to limit it. ? you have an amendment to limit the federal bureaucracy. as you said, they're in every aspect of our life. >>> the federal bureaucracy is the fourth branch of government. they issues 3,000 laws and rules a year. and the people have no say in it. so that is a delegation congress gave to them and i say it ought to be delegated back envelop do you believe an amendment to promote free enterprise, protect private property, grant the states the authority to directly amen the constitution. >> right. two-thirds of the states to directly amen the constitution. the constitution has been re
, they've done a lot of good work and bill clinton has been pictured with george bush sr. so reputationally -- >> republicans are having a great meeting up in boston for the republican national convention. all the vibes out are very positive. chris christie gave a speech today. i don't know who else is on the docket to give a speech. there's a lot of energy up there and they can just focus on themselves for a hot minute. and they can worry about her later. >> greg, the rallying cry started among females this week. cath lin parker penned a piece in the "washington post" and said hillary clinton can change the world. >> and she's conservative. >> and she's conservative. also one of the bush daughters came out and said she should run for president. i think that -- >> the way i read that, i don't think that -- if you're asked, do you think hillary clinton should run for president? and you're somebody who's not in politics, yeah, sure, that would be great, of course run for president. i think people maybe, maybe, i haven't talked to barbara bush -- >> if kathleen parker and somebo
speech saying that george bush was the big bully and i was going to turn the page and it was going to be hope, love and rainbows for the whole world. that wasn't me campaigning. we have a president of the united states that came in under a big promise of bolstering u.s.' image around the world and our approval around the world is going down not going up. and the place place is in chaos over the president to say it's complicated. it's a weak response it shows his response is nonsensical. >> what's the response. >> lindsey graham and john mccain is right for us to send $1.3 billion over there when they are using that money to kill people in the streets, that probably isn't such a good thing to keep doing. that's one idea but, you know, i'm not president. >> well, but if you take that money away and destabilize the military over there, we're talking about a massive country on the border with israel. ask the israelis what they think about us continuing to support the military. >> laura: you mean, it's difficult but that's why is he president. up next, why has president obama continued
was a u.s. senator. flashback to 2007. >> george bush and dick cheney must hear loud and clear from the american people and the congress, you do not have our support and you do not have our authorization to launch another war. >> i want to make it clear. i want to make it clear to the president. if he takes this nation to war in iran, without congressional approval, i will make it my business to impeach him. >> obama didn't know when he was criticizing bush. he didn't know how the world worked. he didn't know there were a bunch of bad guys. demanding that bush go through congress. demanding that bush go through the united nations. demanding that there be a coast guard. >> the war drums continue to beat louder and louder in the middle east. >> u.s. navy warships are standing by. they are waiting order from the president. >> the syrians have said that if struck, they will counter strike and downer attack on tel aviv. a city which they slay burn. >> it is pretty obvious the syrian army used chemical weapon. the president called that a red line so he feels we have to retaliate. >> what
is princeton political historian, in washington, former speech writer for former george w. bush, and by phone bill nelson of florida. mr. nelson, senator nelson, i want to start with you. you say you do support the president here. you do support a limited military strike, but you say you would rather we strike right now. why not wait for congressional approval? >> i've seen the evidence. and it is so conclusive and the question is, as commander in chief, do you have a responsibility in the civilized world to draw that line and say that an actor cannot use a weapon of mass destruction, chemical, biological, or nuclear, without consequences. as the president said today, he believes he has the authority of what he is reaching out is to get that additional backup from the legislative branch. i don't think that's necessary, but i'm certainly going to vote for the authorization. >> david fromme, we have you with us right now. this seems like a big moment that in some ways the president obama seems to reset power here in terms of using military forces. we didn't go to congress in libya. it's not som
in a terrible position. >> we heard from george w. bush, he was on fox. he said this, listen to his care fiscal cli carefully constructed words. >> the president has a tough choice to make. if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever backing him up. i was not a fan of mr. assad. he's an ally of iran and he's made mischief. the president has to make a tough call, brian pip kn. i know you're trying to subtley trying to republic me into the issues of the day. i refuse to be roped in. >> in contrast, jimmy carter through the jimmy carter center in atlanta issued a statement saying "a punitive military response without a u.n. security council mandate or broad support from nato and the arab league would be illegal under international law and unlikely to alter the course of the war." two different presidents -- >> do you think president obama is sending him a thank you note? >> he's sending bush a thank you note, not jimmy carter necessarily. >> bush does what he always does, which is -- >> he's been very consistent, says nothing. >> stays out of it. i didn't like mr. assa
and it dropped a station and he was grabbing a passengers. >> just crossing the wires. president george w. bush is in the hospital. during an annual physical at a clinic in dallas yesterday, a blockage was discovered in an artery in his heart. at the recommendation of the doctors, president bush agree to have a stint placed doctors, president bush agree to have a stint placed to ope the thcriticits agreag build yy own pancaknc par p2 is2 hit h i put pucaramel and anbacon, sayssaobbyob i likeli it when syr s goe g wn the sid s say sjennje and mid chael was les ft spe shl build yod ur own o pancaans are arck fck a limiteditun, only at adenny'n's. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repa
george w. bush at this point. would i say that his quiver of solutions is sparse. raising taxes on rich people. that is the extent of his plan for righting the economy. we just did that in january and it didn't work. bill: doug, your turn. >> needless to say i don't share the view. first i think there is plenty of blame to go around and tucker, with all derao respect the american people still blame george w. bush as much as they blame president obama. part of the reason for that is republicans in congress are arguably more discredited than an administration that i have a lost problems with. the president stablize the economy. he did for the first time propose ad grand bargain. my take is different from both sides. we have to work together this is silly we're fighting. tucker, rush, let's get together to try to have a grand bargain to solve american problems, not democratic or republican problems. bill: seems like we went down that road. got nowhere with it. rush limbaugh has a theory why the president governs the way he does. the theory can be heard right now. limbaugh. >> theory is tha
feared nor respected. i'm not saying you go back to the george bush days and have wars that you can't win. but i am saying if president obama makes these statements, we're going to get those people who killed our people in benghazi and then does nothing about it. if president obama says there are real consequences to you, mr. putin, if you keep snowden and don't return him, and then we do nothing about it. if we tell iran there are real consequences coming to you if you continue your nuclear weapons program, and then we do nothing about it. at a certain point, leading from behind those guys stop looking back for orders, and they go their own way, and here we are. bill: you wonder if this extends beyond august. you have september 11th coming up in the first half of the next month and whether or not this stretches into that. kt, let's hope nothing happens. kt mcfarland on what we're seeing today. thank you. patti ann: new reports that a top u.s. diplomat met today with a jailed senior leader of egypt's muslim brotherhood. u.s. deputy secretary of state william burns apparently joining offic
. national security analyst juan zarate is with us. he served for president george bush. good morning. we know it's both specific and vague. we know it sounds like the chatter before 9/11. what is the president getting? what kind of information and what kind of options does he have? >> the president first and foremost will want to know what information we've gotten overnight and over the weekend. intelligence officials and sources are pulsing the system. getting not only their sources but friends and alleyi'llallyies, try to gather as much information. my sources tell me there isn't that much that's new. the president may hear some updates but maybe not that much new. he'll get some updates. >> what's interesting is they say the operatives already dispatched. >> that's right. this is reminiscent the plot in 2010. you recall there was a plot to attack europe sites. people were worried about mumbai-style attacks coming from the al qaeda core. it never materialized. but officials were worried that they actually had operatives in place. that's great concern here. >> this
. president george w. bush is in the hospital. during an annual physical at a clinic in dallas yesterday, a blockage was discovered in an artery in hamas his heart. at the recommendation of his doctors, president bush agreed to have a stent placed to open the blockage. the procedure was performed successfully this morning. president bush is in high spirits, eager to return home tomorrow and resume his normal schedule on thursday. three people were killed and several more wounded in a >>mark:new this morning. a south korean passenger jet overshot the landing strip at a japan airport. no one was injured in the incident. just getting this picture from the japan daily press korean airlines flight 7-63 could not come to a halt quickly enough at an airport fingerboards on the northwestern coast of japan's main island. it says the boeing 7-37 came to rest with its front half in a grassy area and there were no injuries. flights into niigata airport are canceled today is the investigation contines. the incident is the second in a month involving a south hot korean airline. as you remember, back o
putin entered office. george bush said he trusted him after just one meeting. >> i was able to get a sense of his soul. >> bush later said putin changed. conflicts and mutual distress rose again. ambassador stephen pfizer was a russian specialist and said russia still cease the u.s. as an adversary. >> russia's mind-set how it looks at the outside world, still looks at itself as a competitor. if you are going to be a super power, you want to set yourself up against someone. it is not going to be italy or france. it is going to be the united states. >>> tomorrow secretary of defense hagel and secretary of state kerry will sit down with the russian counterparts here in washington to test whether they can find any points of agreement. they will discuss arms reduction and the brutal civil war in syria. >>> margaret thanks. >>> the pga championship has teed off this morning. it is golf's fourth and final major of the year. as usual, all eyes will be on tiger woods. he won last week end's bridge stoen stone in ohio. >> woods has not won a major since the 2008 u.
is an assistant to george bush. welcome to you both. >> the town doesn't care in atheist and agnostics showed up to read. if they are going to let anybody do it why not? >> if you believe in separation of church and state there is no room for prayer of any kind. i don't care to jesus or allah or wicca n god. there should not be prayer in a public space because those of us who are believers should practice our beliefs in private and those who are not believers shouldn't be subject to beliefs of other people. if people are free to practice of religion, there should not be prayer in a public sprays. >> is that a separation of church in the constitution? >> yes, it doesn't mean there is not an existence of religion. our country is founded on judio- christian and in god we trust is engraved on our money. you don't have to accept it but you have to be tolerant. and i applaud the bum pull administration for coming down on tollerance and acceptance and the town in new york said it doesn't have to be just christian prayer and invite other nondenomination and atheist to say what they want. but remember, p
president george w. bush made his case for going to war with iraq and why mideast dictator was an essential step for both the united states and the world. >> the iraqi regime is a serious and growing threat to peace. on the commands of a dictator, the regime is armed with biological and chemical weapons, possesses ballistic missiles, promotes international terror, and seeks nuclear weapons. >> nearly 11 years later another u.s. president is explaining why he feels getting involved in the middle east is in the best interest of the u.s. people. my next guest though says the similarities between the two conflicts are few. jane newton small is a terrific reporter and times magazine reporter. you've written an article that a lot of team are talking about for "time," "six ways syria 2013 isn't iraq in 2003." differences you say include how the u.s. is handling the regime, the time commitment given by the u.s., the support from the arab world and yooirp, weapons of mass destruction, and how much support there is from congress. let's begin with the first difference you list. regime change. explain
. they discounselled jimmy carter, bill clinton, george w. bush. all had successful careers, and so many candidates the main dream media loves they go down in a ball of flames and in 2008, everybody was 'tapping hillary clinton. >> you mentioned bill clinton the modern-day of the left, and i can remember headline office him runnin' 1992 when his affairs and everything else. he didn't have any chance at all and he was going up against a very popular incumbent. so he was political dead meat and then he became the president. >> can i say something. sitting in the "washington post" newsroom and writing things like this is the last place on earth to understand presidential politics, shaping the future. the which will phoning for all candidates is at a unique moment in history. we have only nonincumbent election, something is going on. the country is dissatisfied. if the run -- republicans run the traditional candidates they'll law enforcement -- they'll lose. donald trump, he said differently? i was reading the news -- she didn't mention what he said, and what did he say? we need to be a rich country ag
this was the republican administration before it, george w. bush, and for six years, a republican house and republican senate. that did it for me. i thought, let's elect republicans. it doesn't work that way. and even when you look at obama care right now, it's as if we're talking about armageddon to try to defund it. we can't have the fight over it because we might lose seats. well, let me suggest this to the republican party. why don't you propose tripling the spending on obama care, change your name to democrats and you might win seats then. the bottom line on all of these amendments is this. yeah? >> i want you to add one thing. talking about taxing no more than 15% of an income and you want the deadline to file taxes the day before election day. not april 15th. the day before election day. >> i decided to look at a calendar. like the two furthest dates possible are election day and tax day. make them the most closer. instead of what they say, we feel what they have done to us, those of us who still pay taxes and fresh in our mind in that voting booth and ticked about what they have done to us and
. joining us on set, former communications director for president george w. bush is nicole wallace. and thomas roberts is here as well, looking very dapper. >> and joe and mika are away, but mommy and daddy, you look good. fresh in from the hamptons. >> we take this job very seriously. we make sure we are color coordinated. >> there is bill deblasio, front runner for mayor, lifelong boston red sox fan, born in cambridge. nicole wallace, you're communications expert. you stand tall, you come off like mitt romney and change teams. >> you've got to stand tall. politics 101, anyone who's ever, on a bus tour, bus tour, anyone? before you get off the bus, the last thing you ask your communications director is, who's the home team? who do they all root for? what hats are they going to be wearing? this is, you know, so fundamental to feeling like the person we might vote for is someone that cares about the same things i do. and nothing unites people more than rooting for the same team. >> it's who he is, he can't deny it. it's like there's a history there. if you were his opponent, though,
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